2013 Acura MDX - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2013 Acura MDX

24 problems have been reported for the 2013 Acura MDX.
The following chart shows the 10 most common problems for 2013 Acura MDX.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's equipment
with 5 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
(3 problems).

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2013 Acura MDX in the United States are 25,402 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Acura MDX owners in the last 6 years is 24, and the age of the vehicle is 6, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2013 Acura MDX in 2013.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

0

2018

2

2017

1

2016

7

2015

4

2014

3

2013

7

Compare the 2013 Acura MDX with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Acura MDX,
the following table can be used to compare the 2013 Acura MDX
with the Acura MDX from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2013 MDX is 24
while the average number of problems reported for the 19 model years of the Acura MDX is 102.

Table 3. Compare the 2013 Acura MDX with other model years